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Redwood City
San Mateo County, California

ZipCodes
94061, 94063, 94065

Motto
Climate Best by Government Test



Page Contents for Redwood City, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Redwood City is approximately 75,402 2000, 76815 2010.
The approximate number of families is 26,847 1990, 27957 2010.
The amount of land area in Redwood City is 49.324 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Redwood City is 19 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 39.006 sq kilometers.
The distance from Redwood City to Washington DC is 2565 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 80 miles. (as the crow flies)
Redwood City is positioned 37.51 degrees north of the equator and 122.20 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Redwood City elevation is 15 feet above sea level.

Location

On the San Francisco peninsula between San Jose and San Francisco. It is about 25 miles south of San Francisco and about 27 miles north of San Jose.
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History & History Related Items

This area was settled by S.M. Mezes. He gave it the name of Mezesville. Later the men who cut the nearby Redwood forests renamed it Redwood City. It was incorporated in 1867. It is the county seat of San Mateo County.

Here is a history page with links to pages about the local fire department, the city charter, the county history museum and more.
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The founding of Redwood City

1854

The incorporation of Redwood City

1867


Attractions

San Mateo County History Museum
Woodside Store and Sanchez Adobe
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Redwood City City Government

The City of Redwood City
1017 Middlefield Road
P.O. Box 391
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: 650-780-7000
Email

Redwood City Chamber

Redwood City San Mateo County Chamber of Commerce
1450 Veterans Boulevard
Suite 125
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: 650 364-1722
Fax: 650 364-1729
Email

Redwood City Organizations

Redwood City San Mateo County Chamber of Commerce
1450 Veterans Boulevard
Suite 125
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: 650 364-1722
Fax: 650 364-1729
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Miscellany

The population of Redwood City was:
1990 - 66,072
2000 - 75,000+

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